Eastern Courier

Two more Z stations robbed

Crime squad investigating the scene at the Z service station in Botany Downs, east Auckland.

Cigarettes and cash the target for thieves smashing their way into service stations in the small hours.

Sick children at centre of scam

Tipu Montessori in Otahuhu was targeted by a scammer asking for almost $600.

Counties Manukau Health is warning businesses to avoid scammers claiming to work for a magazine.

How do you lose your false teeth?

This is what the lost and found property room looked like on Friday March 8 before the charity came and picked up items. ...

The weird and wonderful world of Auckland Airport's lost and found.

No stations closing - police

The current Howick police station opened in 2012 after most staff moved to the Ormiston station.

Area commander denies media reports that two stations in east Auckland face closure.

Dog safety education vital gallery

Mission Heights Primary School students learning how to correctly approach a dog.

 A new dog safety app will teach children and parents eight core lessons about dog safety.

Gun emplacement a reminder

Trees now cover the hillside that was bare in 1942.

Just how close did New Zealand come to being invaded during World War II? A gun emplacement in suburban Auckland serves as a reminder.

Cells get spruce up

Senior Sergeant David Laumatia's murals are intended to send a message of "freedom and hope".

Paint brushes are flying as artists work to brighten one of South Auckland's darkest places.

College's fundraising feat gallery

Ormiston Senior College Relay For Life team members.

Ormiston Senior College students have gone out of their way to raise funds for Cancer Society New Zealand.

No changes to shuttle trial

A shuttle bus awaits two passengers on the park and ride's first day.

The Half Moon Bay ferry park and ride may not cover early sailings as those are near capacity, AT says.

Winning support for Lyford family gallery

Benjamin, Fletch and Samuel Lyford shaved their heads during Shave for a Cure, which is Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New ...

 Samuel and Benjamin Lyford have raised over $25,000 during Shave for a Cure and are top of the national leaderboard.

Ghost? Yeah, nah.

Haunted Auckland member Mark Wallbank, pictured at the old Kingseat mental hospital in search of supernatural activity.

Skeptics pan claims a bouncing torch is proof of a ghost.

Rubbish dumped in Flat Bush

Rubbish continues to pile up on Geranium avenue.

Geranium avenue, Flat Bush has become the scene of a mass rubbish dumping, much to the disgust of local residents. 

MPs launch "significant national partnership"

Bill English speaks on the new GMP and NZ Olympic partnership.

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English has been given the grand tour of GMP Pharmaceuticals' brand new East Tamaki facility. 

Hospital to ward off winter rush

Counties Manukau District Health Board has put a new phone service in place so GPs can check there is room at the ...

Middlemore Hospital is so over-run it has established a hotline so GPs can call before referring patients.

MIT looks for new chief

Dr Peter Brothers leaves MIT in July.

MIT is on the hunt for a new leader.

Trust backs St John

Sir William Stevenson, philanthropist and Howick Mayor from 1953 to 1962.

New ambulance to be purchased after funds are donated from an East Auckland trust named after Sir William Stevenson.

Dhar is an international success gallery

Divya Dhar was recently awarded the Young Alumna of the Year 2016 for The University of Auckland.

Divya Dhar has a long list of awards and scholarships under her belt and 2016 is proving to be no exception.

Landfill site set for transformation

An artist's impression of what could become of the Greenmount Landfill site.

The Howick Local Board has released proposals to transform the previous Greenmount Landfill site at East Tamaki into a native forest alongside leisure areas, children's play and fitness facilities, an off-leash dog area, walking and cycling tracks and access to the summit.

Dialysis clinic first of its kind

Dialysis patient Herotisa Tupai Tanielu talks to Health Minister Jonathan Coleman on his tour around the clinic with ...

A new dialysis clinic in Mangere is the only one in New Zealand to be run through a public/private partnership.

Woman power at construction site

The women working on the contruction of Ormiston Junior College are, from left, Roimata Mahi, Marie Almandoz, Anita ...

The changing face of construction is clear to see at the site of the new Ormiston Junior College.

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